"C & O canal" Sharpsburg Things to Do Tip by doug48

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  lock 38 C & O canal
by doug48

pictured is lock 38 of the chesapeake and ohio canal. the C & O canal runs 185 miles along the potomac river from the washington d. c. area to the northern maryland mountains. the canal was in use for over one hundred years to transport goods to and from coastal virginia to the western frontier. today the C & O canal is a national historic park with six visitor centers along the canal. for more information see the attached web site.

Address: RT 34.
Directions: about five miles west of downtown.
Website: http://www.nps.gov/choh/

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  • Written Feb 21, 2012
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